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Habitat Blog

Building Homes in the Dominican Republic

August 30, 2018

Our Global Village volunteers are back from Habitat Greater San Francisco’s first trip to the Dominican Republic! From August 12 to 19, they embarked on a...

Building Homes and Community in Vietnam

July 23, 2018

From March 16th to 23rd, 2018, a team of 28 volunteers from Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco traveled from the Bay Area to Vietnam to help build...

2017 Global Village Recap: Guest Blog Post

May 09, 2017

Every year, we bring you a blog series from our annual Global Village trip to Vietnam. First up, is a guest blog post from volunteer, Lee Bruno.

An Open Letter to Trinh and Vietnam

March 23, 2016

In the final installation of this year's Global Village series, AmeriCorps Aziza, pens one last reply to a new pen pal

Welcome to my Country

March 16, 2016

This is Trinh, and her secret power is to make complete strangers ugly cry in public. 

 

At the end of our second day on the build site, a girl and her...

The Ideal Mortar Consistency & Other Things I Learned in Vietnam

March 11, 2016

Every year, we bring you a blog series from our annual Global Village trip to Vietnam. This year, one of our AmeriCorps, Aziza, went along for the trip....

My Trip to Thailand: A Global Village Story

February 26, 2016

The Habitat for Humanity Global Village program is a chance for Habitat volunteers to travel, meet new people, experience new cultures -- and make...

The Journey is Complete - I have returned to Vietnam

November 11, 2015

John Tastor is a Vietnam veteran who returned to Vietnam for the first time this year as a volunteer with Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco's...

Global Village 2015: Holly Woolard

March 24, 2015

Holly Woolard, a volunteer with Habitat Greater SF's 2015 Global Village trip, blogs from Vietnam.

Love, Opportunity and Community

May 29, 2013

Throughout the month, we are sharing blog posts about our Global Village volunteer trip to Vietnam earlier this year. Here, Monique, our Financial...